AUTOCAR WX 2002: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH

Make : AUTOCAR Model : WX Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2002-01-16 - 2002-10-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V358000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-09-01 Date Received by ODI: 2003-09-29 Date Added to Database: 2003-09-30
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A-0302
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 40
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS ASSEMBLED BY VOLVO TRUCKS, THE TRANSMISSION MAY GO INTO FORWARD GEAR WITHOUT THE DRIVER FIRST PRESSING DOWN ON THE BRAKE PEDAL.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE FORWARD WITHOUT WARNING, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITONAL AIR OPERATED STOP LIGHT SWITCH AND NECESSARY WIRING CHANGES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 765-489-5499.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0302.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.